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Mistajam kicks off part 1 of a two part story of the most exciting music genre on the planet. Tracing its roots to the handful of pioneers, and seeing its development through cult club nights and to the first dubstep Supergroups, this is the definitive tale of Dubstep.
Continuing the International Radio 1 series, Ras Kwame heads to Accra to check out the Ghanaian music scene. At a time when UK artists of Ghanaian descent are looming large in the British charts (Tinchy Stryder and Dizzee Rascal to name but two), Ras heads to the country’s capital to …
Jaymo & Andy George head to the Polish Capital to play at the 15 SQM Club and guide us through the city's music scene, bumping into Chew Lips and Autocrats along the way.
Rob Da Bank heads to Croatia to find out why club promoters worldwide, including Ibiza veteran Sven Vath are heading to what is hotly tipped as the new emerging clubbing capital.
Nihal takes a journey through the thriving Colombo music scene to see what is being produced 18 months after the end of the war between the government and Tamil Tigers. From the beach raves in the south to the well-established hip-hop scene, young Sri Lankans have found ways to create …
From their childhood growing up on the road travelling from church to church with a Pentecostal Preacher for a father, to discovering rock n' roll, moving to Nashville, and forming a band, this is the complete, unadulterated story of one of the biggest bands in the world today. Taking you …
When you don't make it big, what do you do next? Try again, or go back to the day job? Ex-X-Factor singer Duane Lemonte speaks to other previous contestants about how they've coped with being this close [indicates little gap between fingers] to national stardom.
First broadcast earlier this year, this is another opportunity to hear what happened when Greg set out to re-make the video for Marina and the Diamonds song Hollywood - Getting advice from the likes of Adam Buxton (Radiohead video director), Richard Ayoade (Vampire Weekend video director and star of the …
Mumford & Sons have brought folk music back to the masses and now we're so well acquainted, it's high time we met some of their friends. Folk has been covered in cobwebs for so long, yet in the last 5 years it has been dusted off and placed in the …
Rob Da Bank takes an alphabetical wander through the intriguing musical collection of grammy award-winning French group Phoenix They talk about growing up in Versailles….why the UK was a bit slow to catch on to them until Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix album came out….and relish the opportunity to play some cheesy …
Many young people in the UK can't remember a time when we weren't fighting in the middle-east. And the fight has been going on so long, young men and women who joined up at the start of the war as teenagers are now veterans by the age of 25, and …
Sheffield, proud exporter of quality steel for generations, has hammered out a new British metalcore band, Bring Me The Horizon. Behind the thrashing drums, chugging guitars and snarled vocals you'll find a surprisingly friendly bunch of lads with a very modern take on metal. WARNING: Contains adult content and strong …
They've sold over 50 million albums around the world. Their debut Hybrid Theory was not only the biggest selling album of 2000, but eventually sold 24 million copies making it the second-biggest selling album of the decade after The Beatles "1". As they release their 4th album, we meet up …
Zane Lowe talks with The Prodigy about the tumultuous and exciting journey that has transformed them from Essex ne’er-do-wells into the kings of stadium dance. Emerging from the underground rave scene in the early 90’s, they’ve sold twenty million albums worldwide and influenced everyone from Dizzee Rascal to Pendulum
Radio 1's Huw Stephens explores New York, the city that gave birth to one of the most fascinating music scenes in the world. Hanging out on 125th Street in Harlem, eating ribs at legendary restaurant Sylvias, trying out the latest fashions in a Brooklyn store and visiting studios right out …
Radio 1's Huw Stephens explores New York, the city that gave birth to one of the most fascinating music scenes in the world. Hanging out on 125th Street in Harlem, eating ribs at legendary restaurant Sylvias, trying out the latest fashions in a Brooklyn store and visiting studios right out …
Radio 1's Huw Stephens goes native in the city that’s brought us everyone from The Strokes to Fifty Cent to Madonna, to find out why NYC has always been the music capital of America. In this part Huw finds out why Brooklyn is the hottest place in the world for …
As Radio 1 wraps up another extraordinary year in Ibiza Pete Tong tells the tale of how the Essential Mix and the DJ's that graced the turntables changed the world of dance music.
Radio 1 went to Arcade Fire's home town of Montreal in Canada to meet the notoriously shy band for a rare in-depth interview, as their third album The Suburbs is released, and they are about to headline Reading and Leeds for the first time. Singer Win Butler tells the whole …
Rob Da Bank takes an alphabetical wander through the musical mind of the one and only David Guetta. Hear how much he loves Timbaland, was inspired by The Egg...and how he owes much of his career to a miami strip club.